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Bod-Inc: A-440

Ars Moriendi

Ars moriendi ‘Quamvis secundum philosophum tertio Ethicorum . . .’ [Dutch] Sterfboek.



Imprint: Zwolle: Peter van Os, 1488. Folio.


Collation: a–h8.6 i6 k8 l m6 n8.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials on m2r-v and woodcut of two prophets from a block-book ‘Biblia pauperum' on m2v: see Conway 195 ‘H.’


ISTC: ia01121100

GW: GW 2595;

Hain: HC 1842;

Proctor: Pr 9132;

Others: Campbell 1620; Conway 195 ‘H'; CIBN A‑609; HPT II 450, 501; O'Connor, Art of Dying, 147; Sheppard 7006.

LCN: 13980566


Copy number: A-440(1)

Two leaves only, m2 and n8.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half maroon morocco.

Size of fragment: m2: 251 × 173 mm; n8: 195 × 150 mm.

Notes by Douce.

Two-line initial and paragraph marks supplied in red. Initial strokes in red.

Provenance: Francis Douce (1757-1834). Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce Fragm. d.11.

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